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Fossil Fuels – Is the Writing on the Wall?

Positive Future #4 (Feature photo – Norges Bank – photo in the public domain) What is your take on fossil fuels? We know that it’s permeation into our culture is extensive, particularly in agriculture and the food chain. However, are fossil fuels headed towards extinction? One way to figure out what is happening is to follow the money trail – that is the number of investment funds exiting fossil fuel stocks and bonds. Investments funds controlling some $5.5 trillion in investments have either divested or are in the process of divesting their portfolios of fossil fuel investments. That number is about to grow by another $ 1 trillion as Norges…

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Food and the Oil of Things

Touch the Soil News #482 To state that the food chain is “oil” dependent is an understatement. Commercial fertilizers, the fuels that run farm equipment, the fuels that propel transportation trucks and the fuels that power processing facilities, grocery stores and our kitchen appliances are anchored in oil. There are two mega-trends unfolding in the oil industry that are not covered by mainstream media. However, these mega-trends could well bring the world to a tipping point where fossil fuels could rapidly become a dinosaur of the past.   Mega-Trend #1 – The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement: In 2011, a few students on college campuses urged their administrators to sell off…

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